SD News

Haakon County Fatal Crash

PHILIP, S.D. ? One woman died and three others were seriously injured Friday afternoon in a two-vehicle crash that occurred east of Philip.

Department of Transportation Receives Funds for Local Bridges

The South Dakota Department of Transportation has received an apportionment of Highway Infrastructure Program funds to be used for the Bridge Replacement and Rehabilitation Program based on the percentage of total deck area of bridges classified in poor condition.

Governor's Column: Husband, Father, Servant

Father's Day is the perfect opportunity for me to stop for a moment and express to Bryon how grateful I am that our children have such an incredible father.

New Laws Impacting Veterans

State legislation that will impact veterans and their families after July 1 include the following:

Power House Bridge Construction

The Power House Bridge on Highway 47 in Lyman County is currently under construction by PCI Roads in cooperation with the Army Corps of Engineers and the South Dakota Department of Transportation.

State/FEMA Disaster Recovery Centers Open in Yankton and Pine Ridge

PIERRE, SD ? The State of South Dakota and FEMA have opened disaster recovery centers in Pine Ridge and Yankton to offer in-person support to individuals and businesses impacted by the severe winter storms and flooding from mid-March to late April 2019. These are the first centers to be opened, with additional locations around the state to be announced later.

Disaster Unemployment Assistance Available

The Department of Labor and Regulation (DLR) is accepting applications for Disaster Unemployment Assistance (DUA) as a result of the Presidential Disaster Declaration, FEMA DR-4440.

South Dakota DOT Claims Regional Award for Exit 14 Project

The South Dakota Department of Transportation?s Interstate 90 Exit 14 project in Spearfish has won a prestigious award in a national competition highlighting excellence in projects that have improved travel safety, reduced roadway congestion and provided more mobility options.

Codington County Fatal Crash

WATERTOWN, S.D. ? One woman died Tuesday morning in a pickup-motorcycle crash north of Watertown.


PIERRE, SD ? Housing inspectors from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) are now out in South Dakota communities to help those impacted by severe storms and flooding from March 13 to April 26. Inspections provide critical information that allows FEMA to determine what assistance individuals and households are eligible for, and allows referrals to other federal, state and voluntary agency resources.

SDDA?s Role in Pesticide Regulation

The South Dakota Department of Agriculture (SDDA) is the primary enforcement agency for state and federal pesticide laws in cooperation with the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).

Arts Council Grants $1.36 Million

PIERRE, SD ? The South Dakota Arts Council will provide grant and special initiative support to more than 200 South Dakota artists, arts organizations, schools, projects and programs totaling $1.36 million in fiscal year 2020, South Dakota Governor Kristi Noem announced today.

Structure Work Begins on Highway 212 in Watertown

WATERTOWN, S.D. ? The South Dakota Department of Transportation says a portion of Highway 212 will be closed for structure replacement over the Big Sioux River starting June 17, 2019.

Construction on Interstate 229 South

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. ? The South Dakota Department of Transportation says Interstate 229 southbound in Sioux Falls will be reduced to one lane by the 26th Street exit beginning Thursday, June 13

Vista Care to Offer Services in South Dakota

Vista Care has obtained a provisional certification through the South Dakota Department of Human Services (DHS) to become a Community Support Provider (CSP).